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  • WHS industrial manslaughter laws

    September 22, 2020

    In February this year NT WHS Laws were amended to include a penalty of life in prison if an individual is intentionally negligent towards a safety duty. As a Director of a business do you understand your responsibilities towards safety duties including due diligence.

  • Worksafe on the spot fines

    September 22, 2020

    NT WorkSafe Inspectors now have a wider scope to issue on-the-spot fines to businesses and workers, most of the fines will cost a worker $720 or a business $3,600.

  • Trades Business Coaching

    June 18, 2019

    How is your business travelling? Do you think that you need assistance to keep afloat and see your business prosper?

  • Federal Budget 2019/20

    April 19, 2019

    The centre piece of the Federal Budget 2019/20, brought down by Josh Frydenberg, is the move back to surplus next year which is in line with the schedule projected in last year’s budget.

  • Apprentice Training

    April 19, 2019

    Thinking of taking on an apprentice? Now would be a good time.

  • Consumer complaints: What to do and when

    April 19, 2019

    How do you handle consumer complaints? What should you do and when?

  • Apprentice Training - Cert III Carpentry

    August 21, 2019

    We’ve had a great response to our request for businesses to send their Cert III Carpentry apprentices along to HIA Berrimah for their off the job training.

  • Build Bonus - the story so far

    July 11, 2019

    In February this year, the Northern Territory Government announced a new home ownership package which makes the NT’s home ownership incentives the most generous and broadest in Australia.

  • Building Practitioners Inquiry Board

    August 21, 2019

    At a recent HIA NT Committee meeting, members present outlined a current concern regarding builders who have been taken to the Building Practitioners Inquiry Board due to non-compliances with the Building Act and Regulations.

  • Digital Solutions Program

    July 11, 2019

    HIA NT is working with Treeti Business Consulting to deliver the ASBAS Digital Solutions program to members. Training begins on 1st August.

  • GreenSmart Accreditation

    July 11, 2019

    HIA members, can hone their green building or design skills and promote their services as being sustainable and environmentally aware by completing HIA’s 2-day GreenSmart Professional Training Course.

  • Managing Heat Stress

    August 21, 2019

    In a couple of months’ time we will be back into the Build Up. Heat stress is a topic which all businesses should take seriously

  • Member Night - July

    August 19, 2019

    On the 18 July, HIA Berrimah hosted a social night for members and guests. Over thirty members enjoyed an evening of BBQ meats and salads along with a great guitarist /singer.

  • Regional Update

    August 23, 2019

    Recently there has been a resurgence in cases of Australian workers contracting Silicosis. The disease is caused by prolonged exposure to respirable (breathable) dust that contains crystalline silica.

  • Best Practice Review of Workplace Health & Safety

    April 19, 2019

    Earlier this month the final report into Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safety in the NT was released. HIA has a number of significant concerns regarding the impact of these proposals on the residential building industry.

  • NT Industry Outlook Breakfast

    April 19, 2019

    HIA Chief Economist, Tim Reardon, delivers a profound insight into the residential building sector over the coming year

  • Getting paid for the work that you do

    February 28, 2019

    In difficult economic times, dealing with contract issues and getting paid for the work that you do is paramount. Help is available for HIA members.

  • NT Government Releases $125.6m for job creating projects

    February 28, 2019

    Government has brought forward FIVE projects by approximately 12 months, to support the Territory’s construction industry and create local jobs.

  • Public Housing Stimulus Package - Briefings

    February 08, 2019

    The NT Government announced $100m in funding for the public housing stimulus package. HIA members have the opportunity to ask the hard questions of government.

  • Regional update

    February 28, 2019

    NT Government Build Bonus sees up to $50,000 for First Home Buyers in the Territory